Ohrozene Kostoly

Ohrozene Kostoly


The aim of the organization is to call attention to the problem of underusing and redundancy of historical places of worship and to offer solutions, advice and search suitable uses and also to raise or find funds for restoration and maintenance. Their organization offers a countrywide basis for local community initiatives and organizations caring for religious heritage in Slovakia and also offers them a platform for negotiating with church institutions, municipalities, and authorities.



The organization helps with local people/organizations/initiatives with their places of worship in danger
(underused, redundant, damaged…).  They do this by negotiating with municipalities, churches, authorities, sponsors.


The organization’s preservation efforts include documentation and historical research of endangered churches; maintenance; designing architectural projects of restoration; restoration.  They work on maintaining also movable heritage and archives (church archives, parish archives).  They also help in finding and gaining funds.

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